Traveling in S. E. Idaho this summer?
Come visit BLM Blackfoot
Reservoir east of Pocatello on US 30 near famous Lava Hot
Springs. Paved road off HW 34 The shortcut to Jacson Hole which the
tour busses take. Developed campground with fishing, picnicking,
boating. 16 developed w/shelters picnic tables and 14 dispersed
campsites. Camping is $10/night ($5/w Golden Access/Age) add $5 for electric hookups.
Dispersed sites $5 ($2.50 w/GA) fire rings, vault toilets,Day Usere $5
Accessible fishing, parking lots, Potable water, and a dump station ($5
or free with campsite)
15 miles north of Soda Springs, ID
X Marks to spot. Several big rig friendly
We at Hitchitch.com are the camp hosts again this year.
We even have moose wonder through the campground.Water stored in Blackfoot
The fish availalbe in this
are Yellowstone cutthroat trout, non-native trout and carp.
is used to irrigate lands on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation and other
lands in the vicinity of Blackfoot, Idaho. Blackfoot Reservoir is
managed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in Fort Hall. Blackfoot
Reservoir Campground and 5 campgrounds along the Blackfoot Riverare
managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Both BIA and BLM are
agencies in the U.S. Department of the Interior. Blackfoot Reservoir
has a very good population of rainbow, cutthroat trout and carp. Its
islands are home to pelicans, cormorants and gulls. Its waters are used
by waterfowl, waterbirds and shorebirds. Blackfoot Reservoir covers
18,000 surface acres when full, the second largest reservoir in
southeastern Idaho. The main dam was built 55 feet high above the
streambed. Blackfoot Reservoir has a usable storage capacity of 413,000
acre-feet at a design maximum water surface elevation of 6124'. So at
this elevation it will stay cooler.
Dispersed camping with picnic tables
and fire rings on the right high up on the hill overlooking the
Developed sites on the left w/50 a electric and shelters. Water levels
at a 20 year high in 2017. This is an old Google Earth showing low
Levels are up to the shore bushes.
The camp host site. Some long pull
through sites available. You can see the current water level.
Pictures taked before the first lawn mowing of the season was